FIFTY YEARS HISTORY OF THE TEMPERANCE CAUSE; Interperance, the great national curse, threatening the purity ond stability of our institutions, secular and relilgious; the fruitful source of poverty, misery, crime, and degradation of the individual and family. Describing the process of manufacturing liquors; poisonous ingredients used in adulteration; official reports of revenue receipts from its sale. Historical sketch of the various means adopted for its suppression through legislation, open and secret temperance societies; Washingtonians; Good Templars; Good Samaritans; Daughters of Samaria, etc., from the first organized society to the present time....With a full description of the origin and progress of the new plan of labor by the women up to the present time. By T. A. H. Brown....
Hartford CT: Stebbins, 1874. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 500. Illustrated. Green cloth blind-stamped and stamped with gilt. Some slight foxing, edges soiled, cover worn at edges, and sides of spine, o/w a VG tight copy. Item #50802